Guttmann, Robert 1951-

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Guttmann, Robert 1951-


PERSONAL:

Born 1951. Education: University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A., 1974; Council of National Academic Awards, London, England, Ph.D., 1979.

ADDRESSES:

Home—255 W. 108th St., Apt. 12D, New York, NY 10025. Office—Department of Economics, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11549. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY, professor of economics, 1984—. Visiting professor, U.F.R. de Sciences Economiques et de Gestion, Université de Paris-Nord, Villetaneuse, France, 1993—.

AWARDS, HONORS:

Leonard Stessin Prize, Hofstra University, 1986; faculty development grant, Hofstra University, 1987, 1988; course-load reduction grant, Hofstra University, 1989-92; Distinguished Teacher Award, Hofstra University, May, 1989; research and development grant, Hofstra University, 1990; "Outstanding Academic Publication in Economics of 1995" citation, Choice magazine, 1995, for How Credit-Money Shapes the Economy: The United States in a Global System.

WRITINGS:


(Editor) Reforming Money and Finance: Institutions and Markets in Flux, M.E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 1989, 2nd edition published as Reforming Money and Finance: Toward a New Monetary Regime, 1997.

How Credit-Money Shapes the Economy: The United States in a Global System, M.E. Sharpe (Armonk, NY), 1994.

Cybercash: The Coming Era of Electronic Money, Palgrave Macmillan (New York, NY), 2002.

Contributor to periodicals, including Inflation, Akkumulation, Krise: Handbücher der politischen ökonomie, edited by E. Altvater, V. Brandes, and J. Reiche, Europäische Verlagsanstalt (Frankfurt, Germany), 1976; Post-Keynesian Monetary Theory, edited by P. Arestis, Edward Elgar (London, England), 1988; Finance et Économie: La Fracture, edited by O. Piot, Le Monde-Editions (Paris, France), 1995; The State, the Market, and the Euro: Chartalism versus Metallism in the Theory of Money, edited by E. Nell and S. Bell, Edward Elgar (London, England), 2003. Contributor to scholarly periodicals, including Alternatives Economiques, Challenge, Die Zukunft, and British Review of Economic Issues.

SIDELIGHTS:

Robert Guttmann's writings on monetary theory and global economic markets are intended for scholarly audiences. His book Cybercash: The Coming Era of Electronic money examines the ways in which expanded use of automated teller machines, "smart cards," internet commerce, and e-mail transfers are changing the ways money is used at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:


PERIODICALS


Choice, February, 1990, R.T. Averitt, review of Reforming Money and Finance: Institutions and Markets in Flux, p. 988; November, 1994, R.T. Averitt, review of How Credit-Money Shapes the Economy: The United States in a Global System, p. 503; June, 1997, J. Praeger, review of Reforming Money and Finance: Toward a New Monetary Regime, p. 1713.

Journal of Economic Literature, December, 1995, James K. Galbraith, review of How Credit-Money Shapes the Economy, pp. 1989-1990.